[LMB] OT: verging on forbidden territory: GOP attitudes about science

Agnes Charrel-Berthillier agnes at charrel.net
Fri Sep 9 19:07:18 BST 2011


On 9/9/11 8:26 AM, phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu wrote:
>
> Random chance is what provides mutations.  Natural selection is the
> iterated selection of such mutations over generations, due to
> differential reproduction.

Random chance, or God's will, or careful staging by aliens disguised as 
lab mice... the options are endless. The theory of evolution provides no 
information of primary causes, only a framework to explain *how* things 
works.


Agnes



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